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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

A Georgian Registers in NOLA

This 39-year old native of Atlanta, Georgia, registered for the draft in New Orleans, Louisiana, in February of 1942.

Monday, November 5, 2012

A Cotton Picker Registers

This 18 year old registered for the draft in 1948 in Little Rock, Arkansas. His occupation was listed as cotton picker.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

A Little Rocker Registers

This high school student registered for the draft in 1955 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

A Lonokian Registers

This 42-year old registered for the draft in Lonoke, Arkansas in the 1940s.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Organizing Genealogical Information--A Short Course

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That's Where We Are Headed

What are these two separate destinations on this 1850 era New York passenger manifest?


Thursday, November 1, 2012

A Greek Immigrates to Florida

This Greek native immigrated in 1908 and declared his intent to become a United States citizen in Florida in 1928.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

A Torkan Declares

This 66 year old native of Torkay, England, was a Christian Science Practioner in Dade County, Florida, when she declared her intent to become a United States Citizen in 1924.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

A Spaniard in Miami

This 1901 native of Spain declared his intention to become a United States citizen in Miami, Florida, in 1928.

Monday, October 29, 2012

I'll be a Texan, too.


This native of France declared his intent to become a citizen in Texas in 1915. What was his name?

Sunday, October 28, 2012

A Collins Native Registers

This 1913 native of Collins, Arksansas, registered for the World War II draft in Arkansas in 1940.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

A Lepantan Registers

This 1927 native of Birmingham, Alabama registered for the World War Two draft in Lepanto, Arkansas, in 1940.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Died in 1922

Whose name is listed on this 1922 death certificate from Missouri?

Thursday, October 25, 2012

A Reinzi Native Registers

This 1919 native of Rienzi, Louisiana registered for the World War II draft in Louisiana in the 1940s.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A Hungarian Declares in Dallas

This native of Hungary declared his intent to become a United States in Texas in 1917. What is his name?

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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A Native of Puerto Rico Registers

This 1889 native of Puerto Rico registered for the World War Two draft there in 1942. What was his name?

Monday, October 22, 2012

I Am A Veteran and a Native Alabaman

This Confederate veteran signed an affidavit in his pension application in Mississippi in 1933. He was born in Alabama, but moved to Mississippi as a young child--which really doesn't impact his signature.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

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A Native of Welsh, Louisiana Registers in 1940

This draft registrant was born in 1915 in Welsh, Louisiana. He registered for the draft in 1940 in Louisiana.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

An Independence Day Registrant

This Louisiana native was born on 4 July 1924 and registered for the draft in New Iberia, Lousiana, in December of 1942.

Friday, October 19, 2012

An Easier Rendering than the Whiskey

Another document from the same set of records as the earlier post from "Who is Paying in Whiskey?" but this has one additional name.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A NOLA Resident Registers

This 19 year old registered with Selective Service in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1942. His name?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Who Is Paying In Whiskey?

Who signed this 1806 document? (click on the image to view in a "clean" screen)

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

A Native of DeQueen Registers

This 1923 native of DeQueen, Arkansas, registered for the draft at the age of 19.What is his name?

Monday, October 15, 2012

An Alabaman Registers

This 1907 Houston County, Alabama, native registered for the draft in the 1940s in Georgia.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

An 18 Year Old Registers

This 1925 Georgia native registered for the draft in Georgia at the age of 18.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

A Native of Scotland Declares

This native of Scotland declared his intent to become a citizen in 1860 in Illinois.

Friday, October 12, 2012

An 1832 Irish Native Declares

This 1832 native of Ireland declared his intent to be a citizen in 1860 in Illinois. What is his name?

Thursday, October 11, 2012

A Galway Native Declares

This 1835 native of County Galway, Ireland, declared his intent to become a United States citizen in 1860 in Illinois.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Making A Claim for a Mule

This individual filed a claim for a mule used by the Confederacy in 1864.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

My Intent is Declared

Who signed this declaration of intention in the United States in the 1860s?

Monday, October 8, 2012

Renouncing in 1860

This German native renounced his citizenship in 1860. What is his name?

Sunday, October 7, 2012

A 1927 Petition

This German native petitioned for naturalization in New York in 1927.